Dispatches

The latest on local issues, education on class struggle, chapter news, and actions.


The Seattle DSA 2017 Candidate Survey

  UPDATE: During the May general meeting, Seattle DSA members voted to endorse housing activist Jon Grant for at-large City Council Pos. 8. Read more about the endorsement here. At the June general meeting, members voted to endorse educator and lawyer Nikkita Oliver for mayor of Seattle. Seattle is fortunate to have an active political climate that produces… Read more »

Coding a Different Workplace

Featured image by the Seattle DSA design team. An oft-repeated story, across industries and disciplines is this: a technical team is called upon to help co-workers improve a workflow, and the programmers learn the ins and outs of the workflows they are supposed to improve. They form relationships with fellow workers and push hard to… Read more »

Building a center of resistance at the Seattle Socialism Conference

Featured image: Jon Grant, who is running for Seattle City Council Position 8, speaks to around 600 people in the University of Washington’s Kane Hall for the Seattle Socialism Conference, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Photo by Joanna Magner/Seattle DSA By Ty and Cora Alexander Socialism is experiencing a massive resurgence in America in the face of the Trump administration,… Read more »

Join us for the Seattle Socialism Conference!

Save some time on Sunday, April 2nd for the Seattle Socialism Conference, co-hosted by the Seattle DSA, UW Young Democratic Socialists, Socialist Alternative and Socialist Students! This is a great opportunity to learn more about socialism, meet other local socialists, and for SDSA to show solidarity with other socialist groups in Seattle. Among the notable guests will… Read more »

‘We’re going to get this done:’ Councilmember Johnson pledges support for city income tax

Caption: District 4 representative Rob Johnson speaks to around 150 people at University Heights Center, Thursday, March 23 in support of a Seattle-specific income tax on wealthy households. Photo courtesy of the Seattle chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America. President Trump unveiled his disastrous first budget blueprint last week, which included $54 billion in… Read more »

Dignity Shouldn’t Be A Luxury. Period.

art by our own Eva Giselle!   We’re excited to announce that Seattle DSA has partnered with local women’s shelter & resource center Mary’s Place to host a feminine hygiene product drive! We launch this month-long drive on International Women’s Day in solidarity with women in need. You may bring new, unopened items to any… Read more »